Shipyard Interior "A" Building Showing Line of Bliss Multiple Press

Summary

Equipment sat ready in the newly finished Building A at Ford Motor Company's Rouge factory in 1918. Specialized machines like these were essential to Ford's mass production methods. These machines were first used to build "Eagle" anti-submarine boats during World War I. Ford produced 60 of the boats between May 1918 and October 1919.

Equipment sat ready in the newly finished Building A at Ford Motor Company's Rouge factory in 1918. Specialized machines like these were essential to Ford's mass production methods. These machines were first used to build "Eagle" anti-submarine boats during World War I. Ford produced 60 of the boats between May 1918 and October 1919.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

04 May 1918

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2012.47.69

Credit

From the Collections of the Henry Ford. Gift of the Mow Family.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Linen (Material)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.500 in

Width: 10.500 in

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